TreveccaNazareneUniversity's Abby Lawson has been named the TranSouth Athletic Conference women's basketball player of the week for the week ending Sunday, January 4, 2009.
Lawson, a 5'10" junior from Ashland City, Tenn., led the No. 3 Trojans to a 71-70 win over No. 23 Bethel College. Lawson hit the game winner with :08 remaining in the game. She scored 21 points, grabbed four rebounds, dished out four assists, had two blocks, and had three steals. From the field, she shot 9-for-14 (64%), and she was 3-for-4 (75%) from beyond the three-point arc.
This is the second time Lawson had earned the award this season. She was previously named the player of the week on December 8, 2008.
The Trojans are now 13-0 and 2-0 in the TranSouth. The Trojans are ranked No. 3 in the latest NAIA Division 1 Women's Basketball poll.